Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscientist, was interviewed on CNN’s Vital Signs (host, Dr. Sanjay Gupta) based on her three decades of research and discoveries about language learning in the human brain, the bilingual brain, the reading brain, and for her discoveries about the acquisition and neural organization of American Sign Language.
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DEAF children who receive two cochlear implants are able to bridge the academic gap to those with normal hearing; however, those with only one bionic ear face a tougher time.
A world-first study has shown deaf primary school students with double cochlear implants perform much better on exams than children with only one.
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What about our own hearing and listening skills towards the parent? Can we tune into what they are concerned about? Can we evaluate or treat the child and all the while listen with our hearts and minds about what the parent is communicating to us?
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The committee responsible for updating the International Code Council’s A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities standards has formally adopted an amendment establishing a classroom acoustics standard. ASHA led this effort, beginning several years ago, and has worked closely with committee members to secure its adoption.
Doctors warn that a steady onslaught of loud noise, particularly through ear buds, is damaging the hearing of a generation wired for sound, although they may not realize it for years.
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